Friday, 09 October 2015 11:58
For months, we in the General Assembly have been asking Gov. Bruce Rauner to explain how his "Turnaround Agenda" would relieve our state budget crisis.
This past week, he finally attached numbers to his big business corporate agenda, and it reveals his true goal — a whopping $5 billion "tax" on middle class families and only for you soft gel viagra not one single dollar more from those in our state who can most afford it, the rich.
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 13:52
DES PLAINES – State Senator Laura Murphy (D-Des Plaines) was sworn in to office on Monday evening at the irsolav.com Des Plaines Public Library.
Murphy replaces Dan Kotowski, who last month resigned to take over as CEO of nonprofit organization ChildServ, as state senator for Illinois’ 28th Legislative District.
“I would like to thank State Senator Dan Kotowski for his nearly ten years of dedicated service to the taxpayers of this district and state. I am very appreciative of his support and confidence in my ability to do the job,” said Murphy.
Prior to her appointment as state senator, Murphy spent over 20 years in healthcare and social services management, and the last four years educating youth in alcohol and tobacco prevention at the Illinois Liquor Control Commission.
Thursday, 01 October 2015 13:40
CARTERVILLE- Illinois higher education institutions are still running despite the absence of a higher education budget.
John A. Logan Community College, like many state universities and community colleges, is absorbing costs up front to allow students to return to school this fall. However, this may force colleges and universities to cut vital services.
Senate Higher Education Committee Chairman Pat McGuire (D-Crest Hill) assembled the panel at John A. Logan to hear from community college representatives like Vice President for Business Services Brad McCormick, who is struggling to finance on-campus child care assistance and cheap viagra cialis tutoring services for students.
Monday, 28 September 2015 09:49
CHAMPAIGN- Illinois families worried about the financial security of loved ones living with disabilities will soon have another resource to promote their independence.
State Senator Scott Bennett (D-Champaign) and Treasurer Michael Frerichs joined area advocates to raise awareness of a new law that will create a tax-exempt plan to help individuals and families save money to cover expenses for people living with disabilities. Senate Bill 1383 creates the viagra sale uk mail order Illinois Achieving a Better Life Expectancy Act (ABLE Act), which creates accounts similar to tax-advantaged college saving plans where income earned in the account is not taxable.
Thursday, 24 September 2015 11:30
As Illinois students begin preparing for mid-terms, Chairman Pat McGuire (D-Crest Hill) assembled the Senate’s Higher Education Committee at Joliet Junior College to hear from students, parents and state community colleges and universities on the impact the current budget impasse is having on higher education in Illinois.
“Time's a'wastin' - first semester already has started. Governor Rauner, get on board,” McGuire said. “Support MAP and higher education funding so Illinois high school graduates and returning adults can earn the knowledge and skills needed in today's economy to make our state strong again.”
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 12:18
CHICAGO – Senate President John J. Cullerton released the following statement regarding Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2016 budget address.
“I join Mayor Emanuel in his efforts to both celebrate and protect our world-class city. We simply cannot ignore the painful reality that the city’s looming pension debt is threatening the we choice financial stability of Chicago. In the coming days, city and state leaders will be calling on Chicagoans to accept the challenges and www.waldviertel-wohnen.at financial obligations that come with maintaining the progress of the city that is the economic engine of Illinois.
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